‘One of My Best Friends is Black’

The point isn’t skin color, or religion or economic status. The issue is exclusion, and when you’re as ham-handedly race-obsessed as to put up Herman Cain as the token Black for all Republicans to almost entirely White audiences, or Ali Akbar as the Token Black for all (virtually all-White) Tea Partiers, you DO have a racial problem. As Shakespeare wrote: Methinks the Lady doth protest too much. Continue reading

Banning the First Amendment

Parents demanded it be banned. School superintendents placed it in restricted sections of their libraries. It is the most challenged book four of the past five years, according to the American Library Association (ALA). “It” is a 32-page illustrated children’s book, And Tango Makes Three, by Peter Parnell and Justin … Continue reading